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right back. the tax man and ways and means committee chairm ave camp. congressman mike turnejoins us next. ceo and chairman richard smith oins us lou: on wall street, stocks were modestly higher. the s&p up, the nasdaq was four. crude oil is up 76 cents in gold prices down $15 settling at $13.28. the ten-year down 2.67%, staying within a very stable range. target shares up 7%. retailerand its data brch, costing 61 millionand could extend also. and carl ichan being blamed for dysfunctional leadership in a new letter to shareholders. has he overstepped? some would say perhap yes. we will find out. be sure to listen to my financial reports the three times a day on thee aol radio network for all of the biggest market and business news. chairman dave camp revealing his proposal that the republican leadership is trying to downplay d distance themselves from that pla. congressman mike turner is a member of the house oversight and armed rvices committee. as indiscreet have youith us. when we start with tax reforms. >> he has worked very diligently to put this together. we need to make sure t
-- it would allow americans to remain uninsured through tax season. without a fine. the fine skill up in subsequent years in order to encourage people to join the health insurance pool. republicans are arguing that the obama administration has given breaks to businesses that would have been required to provide health insurance to their employees. republican said that is unfair that individuals will be fined when employers will not be fined. >> the white house plans to announce further delayed some other parts of the wall. what are you hearing? >> what we expect this week is for the white house to actually allow insured companies to continue to offer plans that do not meet obamacare's minimum coverage requirements for the next couple of years. it will be a major delay for the white house, when they announced this. what it will do is allow insurance companies to continue selling policies that otherwise would have been disqualified under obama's rules for minimum health-care coverage. a policy that does not have maternity care or pediatric care or mental health services included could co
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from american tax collectors. it's the stuff of countless spy novels but senators say it it's all too real. $12 billion hidden away in suisse bank accounts, none of it taxed. top creditors of credit suisse accused of helping u.s. customers evade taxes in hidden accounts and overseas shell companies. brady doingen was contrite. >> credit suisse management team regrets deeply despite the industry leading measures we put in place we had suisse bank private bankers who appear to have violated u.s. law. >> doingen blamed a small group, and whoever is to blame, their methods were cloak and dagger. bank statements were slipped into a copy of "sports illustrated" and handed to a client. and in in an airport where clients never had to leave airport ground. after each transaction account statements were immediately shredded. it was all done without filing any u.s. tax. >> the jigs is up. >> senators want client names, but creditors say they're squeezed between u.s. and suisse law. >> you think you're going to be convicted in a suisse court. is the suisse government going to prosecute you if you
suisse today after a senate board accused the bank for helping americans evade millions in taxes. helping hide as as it is from the government. so far the government has learned of 228 account holders. credit suisse agreed to pay a fine for violating u.s. securities laws. mike viqueira on capitol hill, there were sharp exchanges in that senate banking sub committee hearing room today. >> reporter: you're absolutely right because that investigative committee of the united states senate spent a lot of years looking into the swiss banks, sending billions of dollars into secret accounts to try to aprovide paying taxes here in u.s. it appears certain suisse bankers have nothing--james bond has nothing on suisse bankers. >> reporter: it's the stuff of countless spy novels by some senators say it's all too real. as much as $12 billion hidden away in suisse bank accounts. all secret, none of it legal, none of it taxed. top officials of credit suisse, called before a senate panel accused in a congressional report of helping 19,000 u.s. customers evade taxes through hidden accounts and ov
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to cut taxes to workers who don't have children. >> let's make this a year of action. >> reporter: following his state of the union, president obama is taking action with his 2015 budget, the people who would benefit low wage workers. for years it has only been workers with children who benefited from the earned income tax credit. under the president's proposal that tax break would expand to those without children. he wants to double a childless worker's tax credit to about $1,000 a year, to offset the cost of the new tax break, the president is proposing an end to an old tax break to the wealthy. that move is projected to garner some $60 billion over ten years. the president is also proposing full-time workers with kids get a bigger tax credit to cover child care costs. he wants to make preschool available for all four year olds. and the tax credit for college tuition, he wants to make that permanent. and proposing funding to upgrade aging highway systems across the country. the plan is expected to help 13.5 million americans. erika pitzi, al jazeera. >>> comes up on al jazeera a
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argued that the task code -- tax code is riddled with complicate loopholes that make it harder to invest here and encourage companies to keep profits abroad. last summer i offered a proposed -- proposal to couple business tax reform with critical investments in infrastructure. this budget includes that proposal using the transition revenue that will result from a shift to a simpler, more efficient tax code to create rebounding -- jobs rebounding, our roads and bridges and unclogging our communities. because in today's global conomy, first class jobs dwravetate to first class infrastructure -- gravitate to first class infrastructure and at times this budget lays out how mied a strailings will continue to act it cut red tape and stream line the permitting process for key projects so we can get more construction workers on the jobs as fast as possible. also have the chance right now to beat other countries in the race for the next wave of high-tech manufacturing jobs. my administration has already launched four hubs of high-tech manufacturing where we connect to businesses to research unive
, totaling almost $4 trillion. it includes new tax hikes to offset additional spending for education and job-training. but republicans say it does nothing to address the nation's fiscal challenges. we'll discuss its approach to helping low income americans, later in the program. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu is warning the u.s. and the world against letting iran go ahead with any part of its nuclear program: he spoke in washington, a day after meeting with president obama. >> the leading powers of the world are talking about leaving iran with the capability to enrich uranium. i hope they don't do that because that would be a grave error. it would leave iran as a threshold nuclear power. >> woodruff: netanyahu also said that far from easing sanctions on iran, the world should increase them. he also urged the palestinians to recognize israel as a jewish state, if they really want peace. the process of removing syria's chemical weapons is picking up pace. the dutch diplomat overseeing the operation said today the assad regime has handed over six shipments of toxic agents. she spoke
that number is a result of the obamacare fund. it doesn't say what jobs and it does raise taxes by $1.8 trillion. and we will expand opportunities for every american. >> republicans announcing the plan, saying that it will add more and to her $17.1 trillion debt over the next 10 years. on wall street it was a record breaking sunny day for stocks. the dow jones surging 228 points. the wilshire 5000 post about 25,000 for the first time ever, measuring the paper gains of $375 billion. bouncing back to 2.9% as investors stave off their safe haven investment. radioshack closing up 20% of its stores after the retailer reported weak holiday shares. plummeting 25% today. a reminder to listen to my financial report three times a day coast-to-coast on the sale network. for all of the days business marketing news, we are coming right back. please stay with us. lou: president obama and secretary kerry talking tough. vladimir putin's response. we have an author and attorney and foreign policy expert andrew mccarthy on the crisis and a triple digit rally on wall street. ...return on investment wall
. >>> u.s. senate panel investigating tax evasion has accused credit suisse of using cloak and dagger tactics that belong in a spy novel. it alleges c.s. bankers made 150 trips to the u.s. between 2002 and 2000208 orchestrate a large scale tax evasion scheme. some of the things credit suisse is accused of operating remote controlled lifts, and bankers accused of filing false visa applications pretending they were tourists and advising clients how to dodge u.s. tax laws. the senate hearing kicks off late today, shares trading at the bottom, just down just over 3% in trading today. >>> the firm came out to say it considers its insurance policies for wealthy u.s. citizens to be tax compliant. credit suisse has been preparing for investigations into its products known as insurance wrapper wrappers. the long arm of the u.s. treasury, by the way good morning, everybody. you didn't say good morning. >> good morning, sorry, good morning. >> good evening if you're watching in sipping apore as well. good e-mails coming out of credit suisse or conversations out of the investigation? >> it's a li
's about our values. as a country we've got to make a decision if we're going to protect tax break for the wealthiest americans or or make smart investments to create jobs and expand opportunity for every american. >> among the proposal an end to the carried interest loophole which allows hedge fund managers to be taxed at a very low rate, spending $302 billion to repair the nation's roads and bridges, and closing the $4 billion worth of fossil fuel loopholes every year. the proposal includes an idea with historically bipartisan support. it's little known but highly effective tax rebate for the poor, earned income tax credit. yesterday in a 200-plus page report in the failures on poverty, budget chair paul ryan wrote, research finds that the best anti-poverty programs encourage work, programs like the earned income tax credit increase labor force participation. the president likes the earned income tax credit and paul ryan likes the earned income tax credit. so how did mr. ryan respond to the president's overture one day later? quote, this budget isn't a serious document, he said i
kind of world war ii camp. allen with al jazeera, north idaho. >>> a tax break for more than 13 million americans, president obama set to unveil the new budget this morning and tell you who will benefit the most if that proposal makes it through congress. plus you might call it thc-tv, marijuana commercials could be coming to a television society near you and life gave them lemons and they made lemonade and going to school. >>> if you think durant is the mbp lebron says not so fast and we will talk about the record in south beach. ♪ welcome back to al jazeera america, i'm stephanie sy, israel's prime minister is pushing back against u.s. diplomacy in the middle east and met with president obama on monday and discussed a framework for reaching a pack with the palestinian and netanyahu had frustration for, syria and iran and to have compromise israel must be secure and netanyahu will deliver the keynote speech to the american, israel publish affairs and apac is the largest and pro-israel lobbying group in the u.s. and as you can see libby casey is joining us from washington and good mor
for the tax rates to pay for that. most definitely. caller: our roads are awful. we have a lot of state roads. repair work would really help. where else do you see jobs available besides infrastructure spending? where else do you think the government can help create jobs? caller: i think in the technology,system, private sector. help bringons would about income to a level of being able to take care of your family, cover your living expenses. if that was not for unions, we would not be able to watch you on television right now. so they can rip off citizens and keep low wages and make big profits. thank you. calling in from philadelphia, pennsylvania. fish and sam says the president's budget should be how not to spend others money. also, dean writes in, too bad the gop will kill his budget. are they totally heartless? commentspage, several on that. allen writes in on her thoughts on the president's budget plan. she says stop messing around with other people's lives. we will continue to bring you comments. we want to hear you on the phone. the phone lines are open. ruben in philly on the line fo
: this rallies the base and expands college access and education for young, poor kids and expanding tax cuts for those in poverty and similar measures the democrats ran on and appreciate. it is a policy document used as a tool for 2015-2016 the final years of the obama presidency. we wants to get something done before leaving. he is figure out a policy plan for the final two years. >> host: is it realistic this plan can get through congress? >> guest: no, i don't think anyone expects the entire budget will pass. i don't think that is that has ever happened. but some things might have opportunity for bipartisan compromise. the business tax code reform would generate revenue to build bridges and roads and generate jobs and that is similar to a proposal that dave camp, the chairman of the house released last week. so ideas in the budget could be ground for compromise. >> host: does he indicate where he is going to act alone? >> guest: there is not so much of that. the president has a robust executive action plan he is implementing and he is taking action and has many more this year. the whiteho
introduced budget and how it could affect your taxes. >>> there are gray skies around the bay area this noontime, but no rain. that may change tomorrow. rosemary is tracking what's heading our way. and she'll be here with the bay area forecast. >>> and despite recent rain, it may be too little too late in alameda county. the proposed water restrictions now under consideration. covered california is howt californians can take advantage of the affordable care act. we can help you get quality health insurance right now. to sign up, call 800-787-9159 or go to coveredca.com. you can also use our website to find local, in-person help. one of the biggest questions we get here is, "does covered california offer financial assistance?" yes. covered california is the only place that gives you financial help with your coverage. millions of californians will qualify. find out if you do. all plans include free preventive care. now, you might have a question about what that means. it means free mammograms, immunizations, cancer screenings, and more. it's a big list, and it's all free. so don't wa
taxes for low income families, and increase spending on bridges, roads, and job training. expected toare block the president's budget and offer one of their own. secretary of state john kerry has landed in kia for talks about the future of ukraine. itsce on reducing dependence on russian natural gas, we ask mike to hear from both senator kerry and president obama. putinheard from vladimir for the first time since the outbreak of the prices -- crisis. ryan joins us now from kiev. how did you interpret vladimir putin's remarks? >> the main thing about 's presst putin conferences that we got a sense of what he is thinking. ultimately copy is the only person who knows where this conflict is going to go. for the take away was time being he has no intention to escalate things. he said several things during that press conference, one, he said that he saw no need to send troops into ukraine yet. that was a bit cryptic, because ukraine says there are already 16,000 russian troops in crimea. what he needs, i think, is beyond crimea. into eastern ukraine. he also said that russia has no intention o
as well as tax increase, republicans wanting lower taxes and less of that spending. they will fight it out in the midterm elections and then we may return to budget talks and some sort of accommodation in 2015. >> john, how real is the return of the conversation about tax and interest? i say it in part because it's in some of these bills, but also because the front page of the "wall street journal," see this right here, blowout call for big tycoons that talked about the payout for people like leon black, $560 million with his income, 465 for steven schwartzman and others. i do know it's been put back in some of the bills, but this has been a policy debate we've been talking about for about five years now. >> there's a lot of momentum behind this issue. i would not expect it to pass this year. one of the things that adds to its momentum in terms of the long-term, which we really get to a tax reform discussion which is not going to be this year, is that dave camp, the republican chairman of the ways and means committee, included this interest in his tax reform bill. the administration will h
in crimea and eastern ukraine. president obama rolled out his big tax and spend budget today. it's precisely what the economy doesn't need. former senator jim demint is going to join us and talk about the budget and give us his response to the new piece in this left leaning politico article that asks if mr. demint is the most hated man in washington. of course he isn't. don't forget, free market capitalism is the best path to prosperity. we need a little bit in the ukraine. i'm kudlow and i'll be right back. in a world that's changing faster than ever, we believe outshining the competition tomorrow quires challenging your business inside and out today. at cognizant, we help forward-looking companies run better and run different - to give your customers every reason to keep looking for you. so if you're ready to see opportunities and see them through, we say: let's get to work. because the future belongs to those who challenge the present. >>> secretary of state john kerry promised $1 billion in sanctions to the fledge lg government. are we going to let stand the russian army invasion and the
: the obama administration is rolling out its 2015 budget and singing the familiar tune. can use a tax hikes? cheryl: oil prices reversing course, down 4% after closing at the highest level in five months yesterday. commodity analyst matt smith and phil flynn saying get used to this volatility. the energy burrito and the mighty fallen coming up next. when does your work en does it end after you've expanded your business? after your company's gone public? and the capital's been invested? or wn your compan's bought another? is it over after you' given back? you never stop achieving. that's why, at barclays, our ambition is to always realize yours. coach calls her a team player. she's kind of special. she makes the whole team better. he's the kind of player that puts the puck, horsehide, bullet. right where it needs to be. coach calls it logistics. he's a great passer. dependable. a winning team has to have one. somebody you can count on. somebody like my dad. this is my dad. somebody like my mom. my grandfather. i'm very pround of him. her. them. cheryl: reversal of fortune in the energy it,
obama unveils his $4 trillion budget. what's his plan for spending and new tax in the coming year? >>> tough turn around. the radio shack will close over 1,000 stores as it tries to stem a sharp slide in sales. can the troubled neighborhood electronics retailer reverse the trend in this ultracompetitive environment? all that and more tonight on "nightly business report" for tuesday, march 4th. >>> good evening, everyone. russia retreats and wall street gets a massive relief rally. investors bought up stocks after russian president putin pulled troops back from the border of ukraine, allaying worries about an imminent military showdown. the major averages surged 1.5% or more, posting their biggest gains so far this year. even setting a new record close for the s&p 500. now those sky-high gains wiped out all of yesterday's losses and even russia's stock market which lost 12% on monday rose more than 6% today. here's a look at the closing numbers. 9 dow soared 227 points, the nasdaq ended at a fresh 14-year high adding almost 75 points and the s & p jumped 28 points to 1873. that's a
calls for increased spending on education. it extend tax kits to lower-income americans including expanding the earned income tax credit. house speaker john boehner is the one who called it irresponsible. remember, there whats not been a budget passed by congress since 2009. >>> president obama heads to connecticut with his push to raise the minimum wage with central connecticut state university he'll be joined by four governors all in favor of increasing the minimum wage. >> if you like your health plan, you may be able to keep it a little longer. "the washington post" says the obama administration is rewriting affordable care act rules again to let americans keep their plans for up to three more years, even if those plans no longer comply with the law. last fall, the white house gave option of letting policy still be sold in the short term even if they were technically illegal. >>> happening today, the house is set to vote for the 50th time on a modification to obamacare. this would be push back the original mandate for one year and making that penalty zero. this is the first su
. >> well, except for the $1 trillion in new taxes, and he has not yet postponed the individual mandate. so if you don't have health insurance, you are going to face penalties starting next april that is one of the most unpopular parts. >> right. i forgot. you're right. all this stuff should be frozen. i'm not being partisan. i have no idea who will win the eek electric. all i'm saying is nobody likes this anymore. obama doesn't like this anymore. his advisers don't like it anymore. his supporters don't like it anymore. the next will be state-run single payer and that's got to be stopped. the president has already changed this 20 times, most of them illegally. obama is repealing obama care with his pen illegally. the voter should do this through the representatives in congress to make it legal. what the president is doing is against the rule of law. we've got to do this through the process. you're right. basically what he's doing is putting off the uncomfortable parts of this until he gets out of office to leave the mess for the next person. and leave the overall taxes. you've got to go bac
. tonko, will pick up the energy piece. but in the president's budget there are these key sectors, tax policy, education, research, infrastructure. let's start at the bottom and work to the top. the president's proposed a $305 billion, four-year transportation program for the united states. anybody that's driven today or east e west coast coast knows we have gridlock, we have transportation problems of all kinds. so the president comes forward with this major initiative, really a significant increase in what we have done in the past. he wants to focus it first on repairing what we already have. the pot holes, the bridges that have fallen down, and others that might. saying, let's get do that. and then he goes about building the more modern transportation systems that we need, expanding our highway program, but also the rail systems, the inner city rail, the intercity rails nd the street cars and other kinds of mass transportation systems. very, very important. and he proposes how we pay for it. he says, we ought not give the oil companies a -- the big four -- a $5 billion annual tax b
more taxes. good morning, i'm dan ponce. and i'm cortney hall in for erin. let's go to demetrius ivory for a check of the weather. hi, demetrius. it's still cold. anything different? >> we have one day with a four in front of it. >> we do like that. >> let's check it out. yesterday we were 19 degrees. each day we should make the lower forties with lows in the mid-20s. this has been an epic winter in terms of how cold. and it's not over. north side learning center we are at 13. union reading at only eight. no wind chill. the wind chill is down to two. radar shows light snow across the board of northern region as remove in you can see that snow up to waukegan. as to get tort winnebago county we have snow continued. most of that snow is north of 90. today 23 degrees by 5:00 p.m.. it's an improvement. wednesday we make 27 another accumulating snow coming tonight. i will tell you how much coming up. >> one hot spot this morning and outbound kennedy at foster. to left lanes are blocked with a crash. expected delays on the outbound side of the kennedy. otherwise the rest of the roads are look
, that is senator bob mennendez. a possible tax break for 13 million americans. president obama unveiling his new budget. we will tell you if it gets an icy chill on capitol hill when that proposal makes it through congress. >> when i first started the learn with ms. sally, it was hard. it was hard. but i -- this is what i wanted to do. >> fighting illiteracy in adults. one man's journey just to learn how to read. al jazeera america gives you the total news experience anytime, anywhere. more on every screen. digital, mobile, social. visit aljazeera.com. follow @ajam on twitter. and like aljazeera america on facebook for more stories, more access, more conversations. so you don't just stay on top of the news, go deeper and get more perspectives on every issue. al jazeera america. >>> any minute now, israel's prime minister is set to address a key group of lobbyists. this is senator bob mennendez addressing the crowd. benjamin netanyahu will deliver his speech to the american/israel public affairs committee, one day after a closed door meeting with the president. they discussed reaching an agreemen
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with reality. >> making smart spending cuts and closing tax loopholes that right now only benefit the well off and well connected. >> it is primary day in texas. >> in the last gubernatorial election, the latino turnout was make or break issue. >> the voices in south texas will be the voices if they engage. >> are you homephobic? >> i'm not homephobic, are you? >> if you had more gay friends you would not wear that tie? >>> we begin today with breaking news. today the tug of war over ukraine is intensifying with russia's president defending his intervention and u.s. upping the ante. here's president obama over an hour ago. take a listen. >> although russia has legitimate interests in what happens in neighboring state, that does not give it the right to use force as a means of exerting influence inside that state. >> doesn't have the right to use force and then we turn from d.c. to kiev where secretary of state john kerry made a symbolic stop in independence square where that revolution began and visited a shrine to the fallen and after that he blasted russia. >> it is diplomacy and respect for
tuesday morning. it increases tax credits for the working poor and expand early childhood education. the president also commented on russia's intervention in ukraine. this is about 15 minutes. 2>> good morning, everybody. i am here at powell elementary school and just had a chance to see some of the outstanding students here. i thought it was an appropriate setting for me to say a few words about the budget i sent to congress this morning because obviously the budget is not just about numbers. it's about our values. and it's about our future. and how well we are laying the groundwork for those young children that i was with a few moments ago to be able to succeed here in america. these kids may not be the most excited people in town on budget day, but it is designed with their generation and future generations in mind. in my state of the union address, i laid out an agenda to restore opportunity for all people, to uphold the principle that no matter who you are, no matter where you started, you can make it if you try, here in america. this opportunity agenda is built on four parts.
for by making smart spending cuts and closing tax loopholes that right now only benefit the well-off and well-connected. i will give you an example. the tax system provides benefits to wealthy individuals who save, even after they have amassed multimillion dollar retirement accounts. by closing that loophole, we can help create jobs and grow the economy, and expand opportunity without adding a dime to the deficit. we know the country that wins the race for new technology will win the race for new jobs, so this creates 45 high-tech minute extra pounds where businesses and universities will partner to turn groundbreaking research into new industries and new jobs made in america. we know, and this is part of the reason we are here today, that education has to start at the earliest possible ages. it's budget expands access to the kind of high quality learning and other programs to give all our children the same opportunities the most wonderful children we just saw are getting right here at powell. all of that while not today's new jobs are going to require a four-year college degree, more and mor
're hoping for 3% gdp growth this year. and any big spike in oil makes you think that's a tax on consumers and it's harder to get. the ten-year is helping, though. in terms of keeping the housing markets going below 2.7%. the euro stayed remarkably strong for europe. basically being on the front line for this situation here. we will, after hitting some new lows, stabilize. and then finally, fwoeld, i think, traded lower yesterday after having really a great quarter, at least two months. so it's down about $4 today at 1334. and china's leaders reaffirmed the growth target of 7.5% but signaled some concerns about reaching that target. eunice yoon joins us now. we're in a great big city this morning, eunice, tossing to you over there. we're feeling very -- i don't know. we're going to change the world. >> you are. i think that's how people here feel, as well. there were thousands of lawmakers that were gathering together in beijing to heir china's version of the state of the union. this is presented by the premier of the country and it's really the first time that investors got a chance to se
're up early. up late. thinking up game-changing eas, like this: doze of tax freeones across new york state. move here. expand here. or start a new business here... and pay no tax for 10 years. with new jobs, new opportunities and a new tax free plan. there's only one way for your business to go. up. nd out if your business can qualify at start-upny.com charles: stocks take a huge hit on ukraine and here's else we have got for you. the revolution app using ukraine and venezuela, we have the ceo. vladimir putin winning the global game of chess. talking to china before invading the ukraine. china, no one else? on that. and warmer destination on this cold, snowy day in much of the country. you're not alone. and we will tell you how a man's daughter cost $80,000 with an obnoxious facebook post. and jerry brown warns of the dangers of legalizing pot. go figure. "varney & company," here we come. ♪ charles: we've got to check the big board. selling falling apart, 224 points. ukraine is the big spread this morning. we had found some support for a moment but that is all gone. headlines conti
for expansion of tax credits for the middle class and working poor which the white house says is part of his state of the union pledge to boost economic opportunity for all americans. michelle joins us now from the white house. michelle, how do you think this plays out politically considering how gridlocked things are in washington right now? >> reporter: does this have a chance of passing, you're asking? in a word, and you may already know the answer, no. in presenting this budget proposal, president barack obama wants to address the most difficult issues americans face making living and paying for cost of living. working poor, working minimum wage and working full time. they don't have the tax credits workers with children do. obama wants to expand to workers without children, younger workers. this budget contains $60,000 billion worth. obama wants to help obama pay for child care, tax credits for people with young children, pay for education and save for retireme retirement. republicans have problems with it in specifics like closing tax loop hohole loopholes. some say this does nothing t
expand the earned income tax credit for low income workers. to raise revenue it would kill a carry from tax loophole, lowering taxes for private equity managers. it calls for a $56 billion increase in spending from this year. >> well, we are looking at some rain showers down the south, and we had beautiful weather across the north-east. what we are concerned about is the cold air that is filtering through canada, coming in through the northern planes. it will be a change for many people. what we are seeing is here there's a line of precip, and to the north of that line, that is where the cold air will be a problem. take minneapolis as an example of the the temperatures will go down. that's not factoring the windchill. monday 13 degrees, tuesday 6. later in the week we go down to two. as a high temperature, overnight lows at minus 7. factoring the windchill it's more like 15 degrees. across the north-west we see rain showers. they are tapering off tonight and this morning. as we go through the rest of the day we'll pick up more showers. we don't expect them to d too heavy. we expect bett
you imagine saying vote for me? i want to raise your taxes and force the anti-corruption austerity budget. the russians know they fall in their lap. >> the signals that are sent to russia russian defense ministers saying rsia is now planning the permanent military presence outside russia's borders including vietnam, cuba, venezuela, ni caragua singapore and other countries and back in november secretary kerry said the monroe doctrine is dead. did he just waved the flag for russian expansionism? >> that is one of many that the administration has been waving. as clap to america the monroe doctrine is not popular and tell it is needed then they want to know where the united states is of central and south america are very worried about russian participation adventurism and a return of russian military shows that putin thinks he is achieving his objective to reestablish hegemony and he goes for world power status again. no doubt. lou: i don't know what status about obama of the secretary key suggested the united states s rejecting the monroe doctrine because it woul concern our neighbor
pay for some of his suggestions it would include a buffett tax, named for warren buffett, to go after high income americans and boost taxes on airline passengers and tobacco products. the president made the pitch for his blueprint at a washington, d.c. elementary school. >> as a country. we've got to make a decision if we're going to protect tax breaks for the wealthiest americans or make smart investments necessary to create jobs and grow our economy and expand opportunity for every american. >> republicans quickly pounced, saying the president's budget would increase spending by $791 billion over ten years. it never balanced and would add $8.3 trillion to our debt in the neck decade, and they said after mr. obama has raised taxes $1.7 trillion, this would be an additional tax increase to largely pay for new spending and not deficit reduction. the top republican on the senate budget committee says he wants to know when the president is going to get serious. >> this budget will not work. it's bad for america. it does not get us off the debt course we're on. it has total flimflam in it
: dozens of tax free zones across new york state. move here. expand here. or start a new business here... and pay no taxes for 10 years. with new jobs, new opportunities and a new tax free plan. there's only one way for your business to go. up. find out if your business can qualify at start-upny.com cheryl: former irs official lois lerner pleading the fifth for the second time after being called before congress to testify. rich edson standing by from capitol hill where the fireworks erupted this morning. rich: this has been nine months in the making, this is a continuation of a hearing back in may in which lois lerner pled the fifth. talk about whether or not she gave up the right earlier in the hearings so she is back on capitol hill, we expected chairman darrell issa, lois lerner file in front of the committee for the first time in nine months. it wasn't. >> ct do cence, that is not the way to supposed to work. there are other e-mails coming out that have been requested and other individuals inside the irs are talking. it may be a special prosecutor is needed. at the end of the day t
, and expansion of the income tax credit for low income workers with no kids. >> it is a roadmap for creating jobs with good wages. >> the president has opted for the political stunt for a budget about firing up the base rather than solve the long-term challenges. >> the budget calls for raising about $650 billion in revenue by limiting tax deductions for the wealthiest americans. of a had 16 days government shutdown. in her porch sheds light on what that cost. one federal agency. ds light on what it cost the national parks. $14 million in lost visitor bending. >> it will soon be cherry blossom season. the national park service announced peak bloom will be between april 8 and 12. the festival kicks of earlier on march 20. this year marks the second anniversary of the gift of trees from japan, a symbol of friendship with the u.s.. >> we are happy to see those blossoms. it gives you hope. >> it will not be warm tonight. the little progress by the weekend. maybe in the 50's. >> progress to normalcy. >> we will start up with oakdale. everything is snow came up. -- the sun came up. the breeze dried it
billion spending increase. huge increase in spending. the other side of the coin is tax sayings. we are going to be -- we are bringing 2.7 trillion in taxation last year. it will be 2.3 trillion next year and the president wants another trillion on top of that. the big picture very clear. tax more, spend more, more government. gregg: off camera you were telling me about the earned income tax credit. >> included in this budget there is an expansion of the earned income tax credit. that's a check that goats out in the mail to people who are working that earn very little money. the president proposed to expand that and bring in an extra 13 million people to get that check every year. those 13 million people have no children. at the moment you can't get the earned income tax credit if they have got no children. the president will expand that, people with no children will be brought in. 13 million more people getting that check in the mail, paid for by you the taxpayer. it's a vast expansion of what we call the social security net under this budget. gregg: there are a great many skeptics
progress on some sort of a national property tax. given the property tax, although it seems residential, will that have knock on effects through commercial? >> i think they've been talking about that. every year at this time, people grabbing headlines. what will pay attention to government policy? it's not surprising they've been talking about property tax. that's been anticipated for many years. i think the market has digested that. everybody expects it to be gradual. so it's important to start having property taxes. if you hold property in china, there's no property costs. if your home is sitting there empty, there's no penalty because you don't really feel hurt. that's why the worry is there are so many buildings and not being occupied and not being neutralized. and so having introduced the property tax will deal directly with that. now, continuing to hold the property if there's a tax you need to pay every month? >> highly rated u.s. companies sold more than $19 billion in debt on tuesday, the busiest day of the year. they looked to take advantage of recent rallies in u.s. treasurie
break fast. >>> coming up on "morning joe," congressman dave camp with his new tax plan that is drawing fire from both sides of the aisle. andy serwer will be us and the ice skating duomeryl davis and charlie white will join us. here is bill karins with a check on the forecast. >> no more doritos? >> we got them. >> oh, one more! >> oh! >> eat the whole thing. >> that is a step away from joe scarborough who just leaves it sitting -- >> learn from the master. >> what is the weather? >>> two storms for the west coast. the first in california yesterday and the second one is out in the pacific. this is the big one and waiting for. it's not going to end the drought but take a dent out of it. areas up there in the mountains, we could see up to four feet of snow in the mountains of california. this is much needed. we are predicting about 2 inches of rain and maybe 3 inches of rain in l.a. the most they have seen from one storm in three years. gives you the perspective of how bad this drought has been. of course, the temperatures in the northern plains. this is just brutal stuff. i mean, i know
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